Blankfein before Senate Panel: “I am generally supportive” of the Dodd bill

The Hill carries this story:

Blankfein supports financial reform legislation

By Vicki Needham – 04/27/10 06:45 PM ET

A financial regulatory reform bill has at least one supporter outside of Congressional Democrats, Lloyd Blankfein, the head of investment bank Goldman Sachs.

“I’m generally supportive,” Blankfein told the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

While this probably sounds odd or unlikely to those who follow the President’s and Sen. Dodd’s populist, bomb-throwing rhetoric, it’s nothing new for readers of the Washington Examiner. Here are some of my articles on this:

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Re-fund the police? Even California’s cannabis shops want more cops amid robbery spree

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By The Examiner Editorial Board